Travel and Geography

Library Electronic Resources

Note: For home access to the library's e-resources, you will need your Minuteman Library card number to log in.  
Provides current and historical statistics on the countries of the world, making historical and cross-national comparisons easy.  Allows you to create tables and charts and export data.

Web Resources

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

Commercial travel reservation site.

A site maintained by the US government that features links to an online national atlas, historical maps and a "dare to compare" online quiz game. 

Commercial vacation planning website.

A down-to-earth online guide to world travel from a well-known publisher of travel guides. For an excellent travelers' discussion group, try the Torn Tree Forum on this site.

One of the largest not-for-profit scientific and education institutions in the world, with interests ranging from geography to natural science.

Commercial travel reservation site.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, Inc., a not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975.

This independent journal of food, politics, travel, and culture was voted the best travel journalism site by the Society of American Travel Writers.

The popular travel media brand aims to connect people to "the power and joy of human journeys that inspire, surprise, and entertain." The multimedia site features videos, links to information on destinations, an A-Z list of topical interests, blogs, and travel tips.

Commercial travel reservation site.

Magazine/Newspaper Subscriptions

*Magazines are located on the second floor of the library, next to the elevator.*  Magazines can be checked out, except for the most recently received issue.  

Conde Naste Traveler (Monthly)

National Geographic Traveler (Monthly)

Travel and Leisuire (Monthly)